Reflets de Berlin
Back to Berlin for a 4 day conference, with just the Nikon body and one lens
(only one hand luggage! and the computer bag is the obligatory one on this
trip), I try to redo some of the images taken 4 years ago with a little compact
After the switch from summer time the previous night, I calculate that 4 pm would be a good time to be on location. Alas, I do not take into account Berlin's north-eastern geography, and light is fading from 3:30 pm onwards!
That results in a few nice (I hope) twilight images, but I have to return another time to get the images I am after. Construction work prevents me to get to the right spot, but I am rather pleased with some of the reflections.
On the way back to the government district, I pass by Neue
The afternoon light and the reflection make the geometry of Paul Löbe Haus
and Marie-Elisabeth-Lüders-Haus soft but no longer fuzzy:
And then, there is Gehry! I did not think one could simply walk past the guard at the entrance of DZ Bank at Pariser Platz, but the guard even holds the door open for you. I had heard about the explosion of "Gehry-forms" behind the stern facade imposed by the city rules around Pariser Platz. But I did not expect this. Magnificent! The meeting room inside the "whale" inside the glass-roofed inner court (“under water”?).